A1 Journal article – refereed
Computer Hobbyists and the Gaming Industry in Finland




List of Authors: Saarikoski P, Suominen J
Publisher: IEEE COMPUTER SOC
Publication year: 2009
Journal: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Journal name in source: IEEE ANNALS OF THE HISTORY OF COMPUTING
Journal acronym: IEEE ANN HIST COMPUT
Volume number: 31
Issue number: 3
ISSN: 1058-6180

Abstract
Since the 1950s, digital games in Finland have bridged gaps between professional users and the public as well as institutional and domestic environments. The early significance of Finland's 1970s and 1980s computer games hobbyist and hacker cultures is still evident: clear connections exist between the country's rich history of such subcultures and its modern international success in multimedia and mobile entertainment.

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